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Commission examines for the first time the state of convergence in the Member States

Commission examines for the first time the state of convergence in the Member States that joined the European Union on 1 May 2004 pdf (2 MB) Choose translations of the previous link 

On 20 October 2004 the Commission adopted the convergence report 2004, which re-assessed the conditions for adopting the euro in Sweden. This re-examination  was seized as an opportunity to analyze also the situation in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia.

The report concludes that none of the eleven Member States assessed fulfils the necessary conditions for adopting the euro.

Convergence Report 2004 COM(2004)690 (adopted by the Commission) pdf (39 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Convergence report 2004 - Technical annex (Commission staff working paper) pdf (860 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
(European Economy. Special Report. 02. October 2004. Luxembourg. 124pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. )

KC-AF-04-002-EN-C (online)
ISBN 92-894-8157-9 (online)
ISSN 1684-033X

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